When most people think of Carrie Fisher, they immediately remember her role as the iconic Princess Leia from the Star Wars film franchise. The white dress and buns she donned in those movies have practically become synonymous with her name.

Lesser known is that she had a career that spanned more than 4o years. Not only was she a talented actress, but she was a writer and humorist as well!

It’s safe to say that, even though she has since passed on, her body of work continues to influence people around the world every day. See below for 24 interesting facts about Carrie that even diehard fans might not know…

1. Carrie Fisher became an advocate for—and was outspoken about—her struggles with mental health and addiction. She chronicled her bipolar disorder and drug addiction in depth in her memoir, Wishful Drinking.

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